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Lecturer of Japanese Literature and Culture

We are no longer accepting applications for this recruitment


The Department of Literature within the Division of Arts and Humanities at UC San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. It is preferred that applicants have experience teaching large undergraduate survey lecture courses. All Literature courses will be considered and based on department needs. Salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale. Proof of authorization to work in the U. S. will be required prior to employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985).

Required Qualification:

• Ph.D. or ABD in Japanese Studies or closely related field such as East Asian Studies, with expertise in Japanese literature and culture, and outstanding teaching experience. Graduate students who have ABD standing in the UC San Diego Literature department are also eligible to apply.

This is a part-time position, teaching one or two courses in Winter 2019 quarter.

Closing Date: 4/11/2018

Applicants are asked to submit applications using UC San Diego’s online Recruit web page:

Please reference position number on all correspondence.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

Job location

San Diego, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - With a description of training and teaching experience

  • Teaching Evaluations - Details regarding undergraduate classes within our curriculum that you could teach

  • Two Sample Syllabi

  • Contributions to Diversity Description - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 letters of reference required